THE IVANAJ FOUNDATIONS’ BUSINESS TRAINING PROGRAM
Think Outside the Box
Deadline: November 11th, 2020
Open to: Young people with a business idea, representatives from Startups created the last 3-6 months from the date of submission of the application, and business-oriented individuals that want to contribute to Albanian communities. (Please note that only a total of 30 applicants will be selected.)
Benefits: E-certificate of Completion issued by the “Ivanaj Foundations of New York & Tirana”, opportunity to become part of the Ivanaj Foundations’ “Business Incubation & Innovation Hub”
The Ivanaj Foundations of New York & Tirana are happy to inform you about the Open Call for Applications for the “Think Outside the Box” course.
The training course will include topics such as: Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Competitors and Other Barriers, Business Plan Creation, Money Management, etc. It is perfect for young people with a business idea, Startup representatives, and business-oriented individuals that want to contribute to Albanian communities. Our trainer, Nora L. Hughes, PhD, brings more than 30 years of experience in the sector. To read her bio, please click here.
The 6-months course will be held 1 day per month, in the following dates:
- November 16th, 2020
- December 14th, 2020
- January 18th, 2021
- February 15th, 2021
- March 22nd, 2021
- April 19th, 2021
All sessions will be held online and in English. Each session’s duration will be 1.5 hours. To ensure that each participant reaches their full potential, pre-work is required throughout the entire course.
At the end of the training, all trainees will receive an E-certificate of Completion issued by the “Ivanaj Foundations of New York & Tirana”. Successful trainees will have the opportunity to become part of the Ivanaj Foundations’ “Business Incubation & Innovation Hub”.
HOW TO APPLY?
Interested applicants shall fill in and submit the Application Form accessible below. Questions can be submitted at [email protected] no later than October 31st, 2020. The deadline for the submission of the application is November 11th, 2020, at 23:59 CET.
NORA L. HUGHES, PhD
Dr. Hughes is an executive with a worldwide clientele. She is an accomplished manager, author, speaker, and consultant. As Manager of a start-up company, B4B Alliance that provides business training and consulting in developing countries, and as Managing Director of Hughes Alliance, and its predecessor, The Hughes Consulting Group, Inc. Nora Hughes has been providing management consulting services to CEOs and managers of private and public businesses as well as governments since 1990. Nora has coached more than 40 start-up businesses across Asia in China, Laos, Thailand, the Philippines, Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brazil, Brunei, Korea, Turkey, and Vietnam. She understands what makes a business work and some of the pitfalls a new business should avoid.
She has done pioneering work in specialized areas of organization consulting and carries special expertise in strategy development and implementation, cross cultural management systems, leadership development and coaching, developing synergies in cross functional teams, conflict resolution systems, reengineering/process innovation. She is sought after as a group facilitator by organizations worldwide.
Included among her clients are public and private organizations in Asia, the United States and Europe. While in Albania during the 1990s Nora had as clients, organizations such as the Ministry of Justice, the Court of Cassation (Supreme Court), AEDP and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Nora also lived and worked in Malaysia, China, and Singapore from 2001 to 2017.
Dr. Hughes expertise is now again available in Albania through the “Ivanaj Foundations’ Business Training Program”.